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Treasures from the Sea - Thailand

Treasures from the Sea - Thailand

The concept of 'Treasure' varies from one person to another. When we say 'Treasures from the Sea', for some it could mean pearls, corals or the likes of it. For me, they are sea shells! Yes, I'm crazy about them. If I visit a beach, I make sure that I go shell picking and bring home some different and unique sea shells.

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Exploring Pattaya - The Sanctuary of Truth

Exploring Pattaya - The Sanctuary of Truth

When you hear the name ‘Pattaya’, water sports, adventure rides and beaches come to our minds. But Pattaya is more than that. When visiting with kids, you really can’t venture around doing daring stuff. But fret not! There are many other things to do and places to see in Pattaya and the Sanctuary of Truth is one of them. Continue reading "Exploring Pattaya - The Sanctuary of Truth"

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A comfortable and Luxurious Stay at Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort

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Thailand was my first international trip, so it will be close to my heart for a very long time. We decided that Thailand would be a safe and kid-friendly option and decided to spend our vacation there. This trip turned out to be better than I expected and the most important thing is that my son enjoyed it as well. Continue reading "A comfortable and Luxurious Stay at Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort"

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Thalassery - A Dream Destination for Biryani and Beach Lovers

Thalassery - A Dream Destination for Biryani and Beach Lovers

Hi All, this is a picture heavy post on travel and food combined together. So, if you are a foodie, keep reading and if you are interested in Travel, please scroll to the end, because that's where the good stuff is 🙂

When I hear the name 'Thalassery', the first thing that comes to mind is lip smacking taste of Biryani. At least that's what comes to my mind. Continue reading "Thalassery - A Dream Destination for Biryani and Beach Lovers"

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Devanahalli Fort - A Bit of History Nestled in Between the Busy City

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My husband and I decided to go on a 1-day trip around Bangalore, along. After sorting through numerous choices we decided on Devanahalli Fort as it was only 35 kilometers from Bangalore city. We opted for this place as we just wanted to take a break and go out for a drive. Visiting this place was definitely a bonus along with the drive. The fort is situated on the side of National Highway 7, near the Bengaluru International Airport.

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Sand Art in Mysore

Sand Art - Lord Ganesh

Gowri M.N, a sand artist from Mysore, creates a wonderful and life-like sand sculptures that appear too realistic. Gowri wanted to come up with India's first sand sculpture museum and she did make her dream come true. Gowri has established this museum on Chamundi Hill Main Road, near to Jockey quarters. This museum spans for about 3,500 sq ft and contains sculptures on various themes like Religion, Astrology, Mythology, Wild life etc. Continue reading "Sand Art in Mysore"

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Lepakshi - A Visual Treat for Heritage Lovers

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Lepakshi is one of those places that mesmerizes you with its history and architecture. Being a Heritage buff (okay not a buff)...Heritage lover, the tantalizing sight of carvings, sculptures and mural paintings are simply spellbinding. I went there during the last week of March and it was HOT!!! Though the travel was tiresome because of the heat, the trip is totally worth it.

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Best Places to Visit in March - My Pick!

Best Places to Visit in March

March is one of those months when I really crave to travel, especially to hill stations, where the weather is pleasant and relaxing. After the long working period of 3 months (It is long for me) I feel that everybody deserves to take a break from their hectic schedule a.k.a stressful life and head over to the cooler regions to chill out (literally); to take a break from noise, pollution and heat and to be surrounded by lush greenery with splashes of color everywhere. Continue reading "Best Places to Visit in March - My Pick!"

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Airavatesvara Temple - Taste of Dravidian Architecture

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December was a busy month for me. I was busy travelling to my native place (My mom and Dad's home town) with dear hubs and my son. Decided to make it more than just a family thing by visiting interesting places. This is one such place. I love visiting old temples as I love the sheer beauty of rock structures. Gotto admire the craftsmanship when there was only tools with limited capabilities. But it didn't limit their talent.

 Just a brief introduction about this place, its history and where it is.

Airavatesvara Temple, also know as Darasuram temple (named after the place) is a Hindu temple located in the town of Darasuram  located 3 kilometres from Kumbakonam in Thanjavur District,in Tamil Nadu.(South India) Continue reading "Airavatesvara Temple - Taste of Dravidian Architecture"

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Alamparai Fort - A Forgotten Place

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Alamparai Fort is quaint sea facing place that lies near Kadappakkan village, 50 km from Mamallapuram. You can reach this place by driving down the East Coast Road, about 100 km from Chennai and 50 km from Pondicherry.

It is a place ravaged by time and nature but its beauty is still present. It is not a popular destination, which I'm thankful for, as I was able to enjoy its solitary beauty. A lot of tourists miss out on this piece of nature's delight as they are unaware of its existence. It is a secluded place and a treat for those craving for adventure. In spite of the dilapidated condition of the place, the rustic beauty is quite captivating. Continue reading "Alamparai Fort - A Forgotten Place"